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but really not that big. sandra: in the energy complex, refinery closures along the coast because of this storm. we saw oil prices go down and rbob gasoline prices went up. >> those things typically a a lot of times are pretty much -- imagination is your own worst enemy. we will have to see how those things really play out in the future. i don't think it's going to be that big of an impact. i think the market would have told us a lot more if there was going to be something big. sandra: what are you and your colleagues expecting for tomorrow? are you going to show up in the morning? the cme has not said whether the markets will be closed. >> we will be here for the grain markets. the fixed income might be different, that could be a ballroom with nobody there, but right now we will have a full staff and see what the exchange tells us. sandra: how do you position yourself in the global marketplace where traders can't anticipate whether or not the markets will be opened or closed? what do you do? stock market we already know is going to be closed. >> we don't have a choice. we have to
just received a full briefing from energy response teams. >> the last time president obama faced a crisis, the terror attack in libya last month he went ahead with campaign events in nevada and colorado. given sandy's wrath closer to the election this time is intent to look presidential. today he canceled series of campaign vents and convening a high-level conference call in white house situation room. >> this is going to be a big and powerful storm. all across the eastern seaboard, serve taking the appropriate preparations. >> except the president tried to get in one last campaign appearance. leighing washington late sunday to be in orlando this morning for the big roll-out of joint appearances with former president bill clinton. >> i was supposed to be the warmup man for president obama today. >> obama left early this morning and they believe the weather in washington detearateed so fast it would be difficult to land air force one later in the day. >> the early voters are already making decisions. you know what our decision is. what i want to do is make sure that everybody who
infrastructure, we're going to have to assess that damage, we're going to have to bring energy back to our essential facilities facilities, our transmission lines, we have to bring back our critical loads, our hospitals, our police, our fire departments, our main arteries where people can shop, can get food and other essentials. so we have experienced storms in the past, but this is going to be a storm of tremendous punch, of tremendous magnitude. >> when you talk about assessing the damage, you're talking about assessment that doesn't take just hours, sometimes that takes days as well. >> it certainly does. >> david owens, executive vice president of the electrical institute. thank you for taking time to come on. >> this is likely to be a historic storm. what exactly does that mean to folks up and down the east coast? we'll update you after this. you've been busy for a dead man. after you jumped ship in bangkok, i thought i'd lost you. >>> surfing is my life now. but who's going to .... >>> tell the world that priceline has even faster, easier ways to save you money. . . on hotels, flight
and cell phones, in order to conserve energy in the event that we lose power, turned the brightness down. make sure you close out the phone soons on your you can have your cell phone ready. if you need to call, you will not be able to plug-in because you have lost power. that is a way to conserve energy on your cell phone. >> our live and continuing coverage of hurricane city continues in just a moment. do not go anywhere -- of >> and the time right now is about 6:40. welcome back to our continuing coverage of the hurricane. thank you for staying with us. we will check in with our chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> it looks like it is pushing close to onshore. here we are at 20 minutes until 7:00. it looks like the heaviest rain bands, are moving on shore. if this satellite imagery is as the storm system begins to push inland, not a really big center core at least that we can see on the satellite imagery. there is some circulation on the south jersey shore. perhaps getting close to landfall, and the potential of this hurricane to be pretty close to the crows. if not already moving on
results two days later. on thursday, investors will also have to wait to hear from several energy companies. >>> sandy is bringing air travel to a virtual standstill in the east coast and impacting travelers across the country, even overseas, in fact. >> 7,000 flights has been canceled. more now from abc's lisa stark. >> reporter: at new york's laguardia airport, a madhouse as travelers scramble to get out before the storm comes in that in. >> we're trying to get back to raleigh, north carolina, and we're stuck. >> we're basically having almost nervous breakdowns. >> reporter: the airlines are taking no chances starting to cancel flights from washington, d.c. northward. united, delta, southwest, america, jetblue and us airways, all announce they had will be closed for business on the east coast. a massive shutdown that will ripple nationwide. >> when there are flight cancellations in major hub cities like new york, like philadelphia, like washington, d.c., that affects travelers all over the country. >> reporter: airlines will remove planes from airports in the hurricane's path an
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deriving its energy from the ocean waters. it is deriving its energy from the contrast between cold and warm air. it will keep itself going even when it moves inland later this evening. here are some facts for us, some headlines and remember before of a high wind warping which goes into effect at 8:00 this morning through 8:00 tomorrow night. i mentioned the wind gusting to 65 or 70. the gusts up to about 70 later this evening and check on the your rain totals. five to 10 inches. haven't had a whole lot of time to mention the mount taupe snow but parts of west virginia, maybe western maryland, up to two feet. still some question mark about that. it looks like it is all systems go for a big snow event out to the west. 54 for your daytime high. the wind gusting to 70. the wind will get going later today and tonight. >> we'll be prepared. thank you. >> time now to check in with julie wright. >> good morning. >> we are preparing ourselves for what is going be for a nasty drive around town. there is already a portion of wayne avenue -- well, i should say between wayne avenue and piney br
energy. energy in motion. >>> well, the governor of connecticut is calling sandy the largest threat to human life in this state and anyone's lifetime. utility and road crews are standing by to work on what could be major power outages. a record storm surge, threatening more than 300 homes forced evacuations along the coast. governor dan malloy said the last time we saw anything like this was -- never. >> telling quote. >>> there are dire predictions about the power outages ahead. potentially millions of people without electricity for many, many days. >> and utility companies are doing what they can to get ahead of this disaster, but faced with a situation like hurricane sandy, there's only so much they can do. abc's david kerley is in rehoboth beach, delaware. >> reporter: the power was going out even before the full force of sandy hit shore. larry jackson knows the worst is still to come. >> probably working 16-hour days. >> reporter: thousands of utility workers are in their trucks and headed east to repair what are expected to be massive power outages. these beach vacationers pac
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-vitamins... ...for energy. alive. start feeling it. it's a rainy morning becoming a caramel drizzle. with folgers gourmet selections, you can turn any day gourmet. new roasts, new flavors, and a new look. >> welcome back. there is a beautiful shot right now. currently 49 degrees downtown, but it is in the low to mid 40's as we step out of the city. we are waking up to some clouds, and it is not out of the question that we could see a couple of sprinkles. 54 degrees is the high temperature of around baltimore today. just a little warmer south of us in southern maryland. ocean city is 58 degrees. they still have a couple of rain and snow showers expected today and maybe a few rain sprinkles coming from the mountains. it could be in the western suburbs. we will continue to deal with the forecast. we will have details in just a few minutes. >> covering the nation, it is crunch time. five days until the election, and the campaign shifts into high gear. president obama will be in wisconsin and colorado today. joe biden will head to i want. mitt romney will be in virginia, and paul ryan will be in color
goes hungry this holiday season. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> this is 11 news saturday morning. >> a state of emergency has been declared for every county in maryland as we brace for the effects of hurricane sandy. welcome to 11 news saturday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. that super storm could hit anywhere from north carolina to new england in the coming days. what all that means? all hands on deck. >> 11 news has team coverage of sandy's potential impact with rob roblin and david collins and we begin with john collins in the weather center. what are the latest models predicting? >> the main event is still a couple of days away so the weekend, we will see some of the effects but the real blast comes the start of next week. sandy has been downgraded in the past 20 minutes to a tropical storm, it's a technical thing. winds are down to 70 miles an hour. before they downgraded it, the winds were 75. it's a minor thing and it's possible the storm will pick up strength again. the center of the storm will run over the gulf stream wh
down. energy and enthusiasm is on our side. our folks are work harder than ever. grass-roots movement is harder than ever and momentum in is our direction which you always like. bill: in 2004 president bush beat senator kerry by 118,000 votes? is that the model for the state? do you have to the match the bush numbers to win? >> it will be a little dynamic i think. i hope it is not that close. i think it will be a narrow victory. i think time around governor romney has the opportunity to get a lot of support from folks who supported barack obama last time who live near some of the big cities like cincinnati, cleveland, columbus who thought i would want to give this guy a chance. they have given him a chance and it hasn't worked. they have seen the results. we've seen unemployment go up. here in ohio poverty rates go up. food stamps go up. the kinds of things that indicate we're not heading in the right direction. what they're seeing is governor romney has a plan to change things, turn things around. big changes needed right now in washington that people think is broken. and president o
to be doing this much longer. you know, the nice thing is, though, the energy, the crowds that we've seen makes me feel as if we're running this campaign in the right way. we're ending strong. and i think we're going to do well. >> so let's talk about the next four years and try and get as specific as possible. what is -- how would you define your mandate for the next four years, and what is -- i'd like to know the sacrifice that will not be asked of just the 1% but of the 99% as well. >> well, there's no doubt that our first order of business is going to be to get our deficits and debt under control. and the good thing is is that there's a forcing mechanism. the bush tax cuts end at the end of the year. we know that we've got the sequester looming that's taking a machete to something as opposed to a scalpel. and after the election, i think that both democrats and republicans have to step back and say, you know what? this is something that the country wants to solve. if i've won, then i believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way. we've already made a tril dolli dollars worth
for you. the energy department saying that this storm has left more than 3 1/2 million customers without power so far. but some put that number at closer to 5 million. we have heard 5.2. in virginia, arlington national cemetery has been closed to tourist, but the army continues to stand guard over the tomb of the unknown. broadway theaters will be closed on tuesday for the third day because of safety concerns, the broadway league hopes all will be back to normal by wednesday and the new york stock exchange also cloals closed tomorrow. >> so many amazing precedents. new york subway system, running 100 years or so, this is the second time it's been entirely shut down. and broadway, the lights are dim. it was very erie -- eerie to be walking around times square and nobody there. the lights are on, but nobody's there. >> i remember when i moved to new york, two years ago and they had the massive blizzard, 23 inches of snow. i walked through times square then and it was deserted. this is the same type of feeling, like a ghost town. >> there is a picture, at least part of times square. >> comp
to get to work. there will be electronic trading of oil, gas, and other energy contracts. the last time the markets were closed for a nonholiday event was after the terrorist attacks of 2001. and the last time they were closed for weather was september of 1985 because of hurricane gloria. and also keep in mind that about 65% of the oil refineries are in the path of the hurricane. delta airlines says that its jet fuel refinery in trainer, pennsylvania, is well prepared for the storm. we'll be keeping an eye on all of these areas. >>> we've been showing you live pictures from around the region as we're able to can assess cameras. you're looking at ocean city, maryland, as the surf has really started to beat up the beach there. we're told there are surges of up to four feet along the eastern seaboard. >> and tom kierein is here to tell us when sandy is making landfall and making a huge impact here. >> sandy making landfall in about 14 hours. already feeling the effects way out ahead of it. as i mentioned just a few moments ago, the winds just east of ocean city out of bowie, reported gusts
, there are hurricane force winds moving in. a lot of the energy will push westbound. some models want to take it into pennsylvania. if you just use your eyeballs to see what is happening, it is moving more westbound. it looks like northern delaware, northern maryland would be in the path of the storm unless it veers. that will track west through the northern suburbs bringing heavy rain. take a look at some of the graphics john collins has been busy putting together. you can see the offshore clouds and swirl. if it were not such a problem, if you could say it is gorgeous. it is an amazing storm system coming together. it has not transitioned fully from tropical to extra-tropical. we have been talking about how it will be a superstar. it is holding on to a lot of the tropical characteristics. it is starting to lose the wraparound convection. the higher clouds have diminished as it moves inland. still a powerful storm. these are the wind speeds. in the atlantic, the wind speeds died down. that is an estimate of where the eye was. it is racing ahead of the computer models. i think it is closer to
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. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> here is a look at the doppler as the storm approaches. the system is still a ways off but already impacting the region. away.still over 300 miles it will get stronger as it bears down. two systems are moving our way. we have the front to the west. we have the carolina coast hurricane. the stronger storm is where we will take the full brunt of this tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow night. temperatures have been holding steady. temperatures are mostly in the 50's. we will not change a lot the next 24 hours. there is cold air behind the front moving into the mountains. we are at 58 downtown. we hold at this as the storm pushes in from the coast. it will gravel into the cold air and swing in. that helps to intensify the storm monday night into tuesday. we are holding steady tonight. it is getting breezy as the evening wears on. 15 the 30-mile an hour wind becoming gusty overnight. the sun just went down. 48 to 53 for the low. not a big temperature change. this is why sandy will get so strong. it will weaken from hurricane status to
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-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> heavy rain and southwest of washington. where is sandy? right now outstanding is over pennsylvania, southwest philadelphia, continuing to and overnight it may a bit of a turn. strong winds and power lines and trees down. here's what i see tomorrow when the sun comes up moving out, iis think we will be surprised how branches are down area. the not finished yet. 53 in manassas, it is late at night, it is dark and you cannot is out there, but i think we are in for a rude awakening at daylight tomorrow of theseee the effects high winds. >> the right here for extended coverage of hurricane sandy. >> we are tracking a
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that didn't have to happen. we'll be right back. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. >>> welcome back, everyone. 5 million people take the new york city subways every day. and this morning, the entire system is shut down. seven subway tunnels under the east river are flooded. and the electricity that powers -- runs the system, is turned off to contain the salt water damage. getting the trains up and running again will be a massive undertaking. >> it could be anywhere between 14 hours to 4 days, just to pump the water out. then, we have to inspect every inch of rail and inspect all of the infrastructure down there to make sure that we can provide safe service. so, needless to say, this is going to be a pretty lengthy process. >> now, the head of the mta says this is the worst disaster in the 108-year history of the city system. the subways and buses are out of operation indefinitely. we did that interview. there really is no concrete timeline for getting the system back up and running. as the subways go, so goes the
and faster. this was humongous, 800 miles across, and velocities are much lower. but the amount of energy stored in it was huge because of the warm water from the caribbean, fed by the energy from the jet stream. and this is a very unusual pattern that caught scientists off guard. >> was there any way to better prepare for it? >> it is hard to predict these things because, first of all, you have the caribbean, the gulf of mexico heating up, possibly due to global warming and that's the basic energy that drives all these hurricanes. but then you have the energy difference between that and the gulf -- the jet stream coming in from the arctic, colliding with it. >> what did you find most interesting about it, most surprising. >> our computer simulations are not good at modeling the collision of two air masses. with he had three a we had three colliding at the same time so we were powerless to give an accurate computer simulation of the collision of the three air masses. >> we were talking about some of the things that have gone wrong in new york, the crane which is dangling, the nyu medical
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of energy and others that are going to need to respond very quickly. under craig fugate's leadership here at fema, we've had a chance to talk to the region al officials as well, and i had talks with governors of various states as well as other leaders. everyone is confident that the staging process, the pre-positioning of equipment that will be needed to respond to the storm are in place. but as craig has emphasized, this hasn't hit landfall yet, so we don't yet know where it's going to hit, where we're going to see the biggest impacts, and that's exactly why it's so important for us to respond big and respond fast as local information starts coming in. i want to thank all the members of the team for the outstanding work that they're doing, but the other thing that makes this storm unique is we anticipate it will be slow moving. that means that it may take a long time not only to clear but also to get, for example, the power companies back in to clear trees and put things back in place so that folks can start moving back home. so my main message to everybody involved is that we have to ta
possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> if you have not already, i would say, in the next few hours, in the next four hours to five hours, those are your last chance to get ready for the storm appeared >> potentially unprecedented weather event that will again tonight and could extend through midday on tuesday. >> the unique part of the storm is unlike any other storm have seen in 20 years of office. the back end of this storm is cold and snow. >> we are urging all citizens to hunker down at home and stay off the road tomorrow. >> a good evening, everyone. state officials up and down the east coast, including gov. martin o'malley, warning residents for the -- warning residents to a fair -- warning residents to prepare for the worst. >> that is right. >> so far, 65 deaths have been reported due to the storm. also, more than five dozen flights have been cancelled. >> residence in our area are bracing themselves. -- residents in our area are bracing themselves. >> it is making that critical turn right now, gett
plains. so that little bit of energy, too, is adding and complicating the situation with the storm. here's what's going on now. they expect the storm to be hurricane force till it starts making the turn to come toward the mid-atlantic region. loses its tropical characteristics sometime late monday into early tuesday, and the storm will be crossing probably somewhere in the delmarva over new jersey and then beginning to move up into pennsylvania as it pulls away from us. so our forecast tonight, still fairly decent. we might pick up a shower, cloudy skies. 50 to 55 the low, and tomorrow we'll only be in the 50's. so temperatures stay pretty steady. the rain and wind starts to pick up especially toward evening and periods of rain on and off again. insta-weather futurecast shows the storm coming in, and by sunday evening we start to pick up the heavy rain bands and it looks like landfall is going to be sometime late monday or early tuesday morning in the pre-dawn hours. here's that seven-day forecast. only in the 50's saturday and sunday, and by monday into tuesday we have rain chances comi
[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> many residents are waking up in the dark this morning after sandy makes landfall. >> more than 209,000 b.g.e. customers a without power. most of those outages in anne arundel county and harford county. we will be checking in with a b.g.e. spokesman in just a few minutes. so for sandy is being blamed for two deaths in maryland. a tree fell into a house in pasadena. a man was pronounced dead at the scene. >> we have complete team coverage. let's get a look at what is in store for us from tony pann. >> good morning. things are settling down. you can see it on the radar. there is the circulation around hagerstown. the wind may still be gusting. but i think the big story will be the temperatures. 43 right now at the airport. the wind chills are in the 30's. rain is l
, it will get energy from the temperature contrast. it looks like this will steer it into us. the latest report has it moving northeast. we will wait to see it moved to the northwest. that will be crucial. it is 29.11 on the barometer. it is expected to become more intense. it may set records for bear much pressures as it comes onshore. -- for barometric pressures as it comes onshore. it is possible if it could very as it makes the turn to the northwest. you will see the eye on the new jersey coast line at 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. cold air will be pulled in generating snow. it works its way and west into the mountains. the cold air strikes to sweep toward baltimore. snow could mix with rain on tuesday. they are going to measure snow by the foot in west virginia. it is possible three or 4 feet of snow could come down with the system. the wind will gradually diminish midweek. the purple areas are 50-mile an hour wind coming in with the tomorrow.marke the eye works its way over. it continues to race towards the mountains into tuesday morning. the winds will slowly diminished. around the bay on tue
co [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> good morning and welcome back to the special edition of 11 news today. >> thanks for joining us. a lot of closings this morning. i think every school in the straight. >> we have them scrolling on the bottom of the screen and you can find them on our website. biologic www.wbaltv.com. >> we will talk to tony. what is the latest on sandy? >> it is a couple hundred miles to 300 miles east-southeast of ocean city and we think it will bypass the mouth of the chesapeake bay. i hate to say this for folks in new jersey but we wanted it to come on shore and new jersey and that is better for us. we look at the doppler and we see heavy rain on the outer bands on the eastern shore counties. that is represented by the dark orange and yellows that you see. i will set this in motion and it is going east to west as it passes by off of the delmarva coastline. the heaviest rain should stay from baltimore east. in the western suburbs i think it will be just light rain it start but everybody will get the heavy rain eventually. we exp
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breaking. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> bracing for sandy, hundreds of thousands preparing for the worst as the category one storm barrels up the u.s. coastline and has already killed 58 people in the caribbean. welcome to 11 news sunday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm mindy basara. an 800-mile swath of the country is in the crosshairs of sandy. >> residents on the east coast are preparing for winds, rain, and snow in some areas. >> we have live coverage with tony pann and jennifer franciotti. we begin with tony. >> today's not going to be a big deal. it will be a good day to prepare for things. we might get some rain and it will be breezy today but not a lot happening. right now 59 at the airport. northeast wind at 12. winds will pick up heading into the afternoon. you'd call it breezy, not windy, between 10 and 20 miles per hour. picking up rain on the outer fringes of the storm which is still way off the southeast coast. heavy rain off the eastern shore counties represented by the orange and red, a little rain around baltimore. the best chan
[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> i'm stan stovall. >> i'm mindy basara. b.g.e. currently reporting more than 700 power outages. >> there are a lot of closings in anticipation of hurricane sandy. they are scrolling at the bottom of the screen all morning and on our website www.wbaltv.com. >> we have live team coverage of hurricane sandy as it moves up the atlantic coast. we will go to tony pann. >> a little bit of breaking news. it is getting stronger. last hour sustained winds 75 miles an hour. a plane went into it and discovered stained winds at 85 miles an hour so a category one but getting stronger. you see the bottom right ha-han corner the circulation. about 250 to 300 miles east-southeast of ocean city and moving north. so it won't come up the chesapeake bay and that is good news. we were concerned about that a couple of days ago but it looks like it will come onshore in new jersey. we could see heavy rain on the eastern shore counties right now with lighter rain in the with respect suburbs. at the airport you see winds are not terrible around balt
of energy in both places. >> those of what you that have been to ocean steerk inlet there in ocean city,s that was caused by an a hurricane in 1933. -- those of you that have been to ocean city inlet, there in ocean city, that was caused by a hurricane in 1933. this is one of the outer bands associated with hurricane sandy working south to north there. it is just kind of pin wheeling back toward the washington area and back out to the west. parts of the area, manassas, leesburg, frederick, you haven't seen a whole lot yet. will shortly and once the rain arrives, it will be with us for the entire day. the rain rates here are going to pick up during the course of the day as the storm gets closer. we're just starting to see the rain. that will be stage one. then we'll be dealing with the winds. let me show you the big picture on sandy. when we went to bed last night. this was a weak category one hurricane. it has picked up in intensity overnight. you see the eye. you had an eye develop during the evening hours. this storm has winds of 85 miles per hour. 941millibars. that would make this
catering, so first energy, the company we'll be assisting, does not have to worry about us, except to give us the orders so we can help them get power back on. >> reporter: all of these crews have been working 12-hour shifts for dominion here in virginia since on sunday. now, they have been restoring the power here. dominion was able to get the power back on for more than 200,000 customers hit by sandy. that allowed them to free up people to head up to new york and new jersey and given the extensive damage there, they are planning, or expecting those crews to be up there as long as two weeks to get all that power back on. that's the latest here at national harbor. back to you. >> sherri, thank you so much. >>> fox's jennifer davis joins now. she is in ocean city, new jersey this morning. jennifer has a look at the conditions on the hard hit coast, four days later. good morning to you, jennifer. >> reporter: good morning, allison. after four days they still can't get around a number of the streets here in ocean city. these are more streets that were swallowed up by sea water. they are packe
energy prices. >> people expected the opposite. they will not be something in demand right now because refineries will be shut down, spiking gasoline prices not necessarily the crude price because we are all waiting to be delivered and will have to wait a long time. david: let's be specific about one county in new jersey that could mean a lot to what happens to the price of oil and gasoline in this country. several refineries, one is run by philips 66, one is run by new star, there is also the colonial pipeline running right through lyndon. that is going to be affected? are they affiliated with the colonial pipeline? will they be hit if the storm cut the operations? speak we just can't put this into perspective right now. this is something much, much bigger. we will find out in about three hours. liz: thank you very much, larry. high tide coming. david: it is now 4:00 p.m. eastern time. jeff flock told us the storm is moving faster than expected. it will hit a couple of hours before that, that is actually good news. shoppers snapping up storm preparedness, water flashlights, how are th
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